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When we do an Ubuntu install, give us the option to automatically delete old kernels and the other junk none of us need anymore. How hard is that? Deleting old kernels is simple. Doing it automatic is NOT. Please tell me you know of a definition for "old kernels". In my professional opinion (yes I maintain servers) the automated system needs to stay away ...


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It's probably because you have not installed the build environment, you can install it with: sudo apt-get install build-essential You also have to install the linux headers: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic If you are using a different kernel version than the kernel distribution version, install the headers with: sudo apt-get install linux-...


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You can set CONCURRENCY_LEVEL variable for that. Run the command this way CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=8 fakeroot debian/rules binary-headers binary-generic This variable is set to the number of CPUs automatically.


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If you do not want apt to upgrade the 3.13 kernels, remove meta packages by sudo apt-get remove linux-image-generic linux-headers-generic If you want to get updates for the 4.2 kernel, install the meta package for it by sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily The 4.2 is shipped with Ubuntu 14.04.4 by default. You have older meta packages because ...


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If this does not happen with the official kernel (currently 4.4.0-28), you have your answer. Mainline kernels are not 100% compatible with Ubuntu, they are not recommended and they should not be installed unless there are certain hardware issues the official kernel does not support. Additionally, mainline kernels lack the image-extra package which contains ...


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I know of exactly what you are looking for, and how to use it! Run: git clone git://github.com/GM-Script-Writer-62850/Ubuntu-Mainline-Kernel-Updater bash Ubuntu-Mainline-Kernel-Updater/install Then run for the latest: KernelUpdateChecker -no-rc -v 4.6.3 -r yakkety /tmp/kernel-update And follow the prompts! Or for the latest Xenial: ...


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If you just need kernel symbols to run systemtap, easiest way is to install the dbgsym package for your kernel, it'll be a lot less painful than recompiling the whole kernel yourself: Head over to How to install Ubuntu kernel debug symbols. If there's no matching dbgsym package you might need to upgrade your kernel. See apt-cache search 'linux-image.*...


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You are not running two kernels at the same time. Grub has located many more than two different kernels installed on your system. This commonly happens when the kernel has been updated. Hold down shift while booting your system to display grub, you will then see the option to log into your system with either kernel. It is good to keep two different ones ...


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One is a old one and one is a new one. Version 4.4 is the new one, and the latest in the Ubuntu repositories, and version 3.13 is the old one and the one that came with Ubuntu 14.04.


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The file Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt is in the Linux source repository, for example, clone the main Linux git repo: git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux cd linux less Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt Alternatively, one can view this via the URL from the git repo: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/...



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